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Angola-Based Internet Exchange Point (IXP) Now Top-Three in Africa

Country emerging as growing tech hub on the continent

In just two years, Angonix (www.Angonix.net) – an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) based in Luanda – has grown exponentially to become the third largest African IXP. With peak traffic of 10.8 Gbps (www.Angonix.net/about-angonix/statistics/) (as recorded in July 2017), Angonix has become a competitive force in Angola and the sub-Saharan region.…

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    • Buoyed with optimism: officials at the Angola launch of the South Atlantic Cables System to connect Americas and Africa. In the picture: Moroni Torgan, Deputy Mayor of Fortaleza; Camilo Santana, Governor of the State of Ceará (Brazil); António Nunes, CEO of Angola Cables; Naiole Santos, Chairman of Angola Cables; José Carvalho Rocha, Angolan Minister of Telecommunications
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Watershed moment for African Internet: Installation of first direct subsea link between Africa and South America begins in Angola

The installation of SACS is considered a strategic project for Angola to advance the region’s digital economy and to improve global communications

Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) today took a step closer to completion of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) at an official launch in Sangano, Angola. SACS is the first direct link between Africa and South America. The installation of the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) – a subsea cable with 40…

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Major Step Forward for Digitalisation in Africa

Angola Cables breaks ground for its Brazilian Data Centre

Multinational telecommunications company, Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao), announced today that construction had begun on its South American data centre, located in Fortaleza, Brazil. The data centre is an important next step in the company’s roll-out of promoting the digital inclusion and empowerment of Africa by the use of subsea internet cable…

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Angola Cables to open its first POP in South Africa

As part of expanding its footprint throughout the region, Angola Cables has selected Teraco as the colocation partner to deploy its POP in South Africa

From AfricaCom 2016 (http://APO.af/Utt7ME) in Cape Town, Angola Cables (www.AngolaCables.co.ao) today announced its first direct Point of Presence (POP) in South Africa at Teraco (Johannesburg). “As part of establishing Angola as one of the leading hubs for Internet connectivity in Africa, we’re growing a strong IP ecosystem among countries in…